Shamrock Shake {Sweet St. Paddy's Day Treat}

St. Patrick's Day is among us and so are Shamrock Shakes!

Show of hands...who likes Shamrock Shakes? We absolutely love them at our house! Instead of going out to buy one, why not try this quick and easy recipe from the comforts of your own home, and for a fraction of the cost. 

  • 2 cups of vanilla ice cream
  • 1 ¼ cups of milk (you can also use almond or soy milk)
  • ¼ tsp. of mint extract
  • 8 drops of green food coloring

  • Add all of the measured ingredients into a blender.
  • Blend together until it is mixed evenly and has a creamy texture.
  • Pour into a glass/cup.
  • Optional: you can also top it with whipped cream and green sprinkles

An Irish Blessing:

May God give you...
For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer.

Three Shamrocks Image courtesy of Inspired Images